Photo: Taraxacum officinale 20.

Botanical name: 

A field of fluffballs. The dandelions really were out in force in 2005. Tammisaari, Finland. Wild. 2005-06-12.

Taraxacum officinale G. H. Weber ex Wigg.
Engl.: common dandelion, dandelion, lion's tooth.
Deu.: Löwenzahn, Kuhblume, Pusteblume.
Suom.: voikukka.
Sven.: maskros.
Fran.: pissenlit officinal, dandelion officinal, dent-de-lion, dent-de-lion commune, florion d'or, pissenlit, pissenlit dent-de-lion, pissenlit vulgaire.
Ital.: tarassaco.
Bot. syn.: Leontodon latiloba (DC.) Britt., Leontodon taraxacum L., Taraxacum dens-leonis Desf., Taraxacum latilobum DC., Taraxacum palustre (Lyons) Symons var. vulgare (Lam.) Fern., Taraxacum vulgare Lam.

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Photo: Taraxacum officinale 20.

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